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Trepany House
Steve Allen Theater, at the Center For Inquiry West 4773 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-666-4268
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64 reviews
33 stars
attended Aug 02 2009

My husband is from Richmond, Virginia, as was Edgar Allen Poe, so was very familiar with his back story as there is a lot of Poe lore to be found there. He found the character in NEVERMORE authentic to Poe's time in history and to all the stories...continued

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102 reviews
175 stars
attended Aug 01 2009

Nevermore Indeed.

The comments on this performance are all raves. The show has been extended. It would seem sacrilege to criticize. Sometimes an iconoclast is needed.

I was looking for real insight into Poe and some new angles on his work....continued

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98 reviews
85 stars
attended Oct 09 2009

I read the negative review just prior to mine. Please don't be pursuaded by that review---it is WRONG...in my humble opinion! I mean nothing is perfect but overall you will really ENJOY this one- man presentation about Edgar Allan Poe. The actor...continued

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Website

http://www.steveallentheater.com/nevermore

Description

Jeffrey Combs

in

Nevermore

An evening with Edgar Allan Poe

Prose, Poetry and Perversion

Written by Dennis Paoli

Directed by Stuart Gordon

(the writer/director team behind cult classics_

Re-Animator _and From Beyond)

Nevermore has returned to the Steve Allen Theater after it’s popular, extended run in 2009! Jeffrey Combs, the star of Re-Animator, From Beyond, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine / Enterprise plays the brilliant but tormented American author in this chilling play. Set in 1848, Nevermore is loosely based on real events and follows Poe on a cross-country speaking tour fraught with strange occurrences that signal Poe’s descent into madness.

  • * Nevermore – An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe is a dramatic recreation of the readings that Poe performed during the final years of his short life. Set in 1848, a year after the death of his beloved young wife Virginia, and at the height of his fame as the author of “The Raven”, we watch as he is undone by his own self-destructive tendencies, or in his words: “the imp of the perverse”.  

Combs and Gordon began their collaboration in 1985 on the cult film classic Re-Animator and have worked together on many movies since including _From Beyond, T_he Pit and the Pendulum, Fortress and most recently Edmond based on David Mamet’s play. Jeffrey is also well known to audiences for his frequent television appearances on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Enterprise and The 4400.